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# 1  
Old 10-26-2009
How many connection can a user make?

Where do i check how many connection a same user name can make to a UNIX/AIX system.
for examples
root login from local physical machine
root login from LAN via telnet at the same time
root login from internet via telnet also at the same time..

where do i check and how do i change this ?


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# 2  
Old 10-26-2009
Hi,

default maximum number of user logins supported on AIX 5.3 is 32,767 - and it doesnt matter if these are all different users or logins of the same user.

Kind regards
zxmaus
# 3  
Old 10-27-2009
which file are the default set from

In redhatEL5 it is /etc/login.defs
where is it in AIX..

thanks
# 4  
Old 10-27-2009
Code:
/etc/security/user

or
Code:
smitty chuser

I do not beleive you can cap the amount of simultaneous sessions for an individual user. You can use the man page for chuser to determine what settings you can apply to individual users.

Last edited by Padow; 10-27-2009 at 04:21 PM.. Reason: Added man...
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